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To all the other diseases, P.S. We still test for you: A local PHL's response to COVID-19
S. Scott, J. Hilleshiem, J. Lentz, B. Pfotenhauer, A. Bauer, S. Budiono, Z. Amezquita-Montes, J. Weiner, N. Leigh, M. Khubbar, K. Schieble, and S. Bhattacharyya
Emergence and transmission dynamics of SARS-CoV-2 during early stages of COVID-19 pandemic in Wisconsin
M. Khubbar, G. Moreno, K. Braun, T. Friedrich, D. O'Connor, and S. Bhattacharyya
Clinical validation of patient-collected swab specimens in diagnosis of sexually transmitted infections in clinical setting
Z. Amezquita-Montes, R. Gomez, S. Budiono, J. Weiner, E. Osuala, V. Bearden-Berrada, H. Hermus, M. Khubbar, and S. Bhattacharyya
SARS-CoV-2 point of care testing in high-risk population to improve public health response
A. Bauer, K. Schieble, B. Pfotenhauer, M. Khubbar, and S. Bhattacharyya
Prevalence of Mycoplasma genitalium in high risk patients seeking testing at a local Public Health Laboratory
M. Khubbar, J. Weiner, T. Dasu, Z. Amezquita-Montes, K. Schieble, H. Hermus, R. Kryshak, J. Dalby, and S. Bhattacharyya
Molecular characterization of Neisseria gonorrhoeae strains in high prevalence jurisdiction exhibits clonal lineage with decreased susceptibility to Azithromycin
J. Weiner, M. Khubbar, R. Gomez, K. Keuler, H. Hermus, P. Hunter, J. Dalby, L. Amsterdam, T. Dasu, and S. Bhattacharyya
Milwaukee’s Laboratory System Improvement Program - 2018 Reassessment and Next Steps
T. Dasu, T. Cobb, N. Leigh, B. Pfotenhauer, R. Pinhancos, J. Plevak, K. Schieble, M. Stevenson, and S. Bhattacharyya
Public Health Partnership in Response to Resistant Gonorrhea: Role of Laboratories in Enhancing Local Capacity Towards Improved Gonococcal Surveillance
M. Khubbar, R. Gomez, J. Weiner, K. Keuler, N. Leigh, T. Dasu, T. Maher, J. Katrichis, J. Dalby, P. Hunter, J. Pfister, D. Shrestha, L. Amsterdam, and S. Bhattacharyya
A Semi-Automated Method to Analyze and Report Data from Neisseria gonorrhoeae Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing
J. Weiner, M. Khubbar, and S. Bhattacharyya
Analysis of Microbial Diversity - A Novel Metagenomic Approach to Decipher Beach Microbiome
M. Khubbar, B. Fanelli, N. Hasan, J. Wojnar, V. Kalve, R. Colwell, and S. Bhattacharyya
Application of Next Generation Sequencing in a Local Public Health Laboratory - The Benefit of Innovative Partnering
S. Bhattacharyya, M. Khubbar, J. Navidad, and S. Gradus
Impact of a Local Public Health Laboratory as a First Responder in Vaccine Preventable Disease Investigations
S. Gradus, J. Navidad, M. Khubbar, B. Krause, B. Pfotenhauer, N. Leigh, S. Coffaro, J. Lestarge, J. Katrichis, M. Stanley, P. Hunter, S. Bhattacharyya
Screening a High Risk Population for Trichomonas vaginalis at a Local Public Health Laboratory Using a NAAT Assay to Improve Sexually Transmitted Infection Case Management Practices
S. Bhattacharyya, M. Khubbar, W. Genous, E. Osuala, B. Krause, J. Lokken, J. Navidad, M. McCarron, C. Silveyra, I. Reitl, P. Hunter, S. Gradus
Real-time 4th Generation HIV Algorithm Implementation in the STD Clinic at the City of Milwaukee Health Department
S. Gradus, J. Navidad, M. Khubbar, K. Krchnavek, W. Genous, E. Osuala, B. Borzon, I. Reitl, P. Hunter, K. Owusu-Ofori, S. Bhattacharyya
Growing Healthy Soil for Healthy Communities: A Community, Academic and Public Health Partnership to Build Soil Testing Capacity
D. Qadah, K. Smith, B. Hui, E. Yanke, L. Lien, S. Johnson, C. Hamilton, N. Gilliam, J. Davis, M. Martin, D. Cardona, B. Gramling, D. Soldat, G. Siemering, S. Ventura, S. Gradus, S. Bhattacharyya
Metagenomic Analysis of Human Fecal Microbiome Using Ion Torrent 16S rRNA Sequencing to Understand Microbial Diversity and Pathogen Association During Diarrheal Illness
S. Bhattacharyya, M. A. Sanchez-Gonzalez, C. Liddiard, J. Navidad, A. Patel, M. McDermott, D. Warshauer, L. Desjardin, S. Gradus, D. Salyakina, J. Coffman
Awareness and Opportunities in Public Health Laboratory System Careers—Value of a Laboratory System Improvement Program (L-SIP) in Bridging Workforce Development Gaps among Stakeholders
S. Gradus, K. Owusu-Ofori, J. Becker and S. Bhattacharyya
Workforce Certification in Quality Improvement Facilitates a "Culture of Quality" in a Local Public Health Laboratory
K. Owusu-Ofori, S. Bhattacharyya and S. Gradus
Milwaukee Public Health Laboratory uses LEAN to Lower the Cost of Gonorrhea/Chlamydia Testing
K. Owusu-Ofori, S. Bhattacharyya and S. Gradus
Characterization of Multi-drug Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis from Immigrants Residing in the United States using Next Generation Sequencing
L. Daum, G. Fischer: Longhorn Vaccines & Diagnostics, San Antonio, TX
S. Bhattacharyya, M. Khubbar, J. Sromek, P. Hunter, S. Gradus: City of Milwaukee Health Department Laboratory, Milwaukee, WI
Same-day Beach Closure Decisions Using Real-time Quantitative PCR Assay: Detection of E. coli in Milwaukee Area Beaches
S. Bhattacharyya, M. Khubbar, V. Kalve, T. Linder, A. Gandhi and S. Gradus
Milwaukee’s Local Laboratory System Improvement Program (L-SIP) Action Plan
S. Gradus, S. Bhattacharyya and B.K. Baker
The State Public Health Laboratory System Improvement Program (L-SIP) Assessment Applied to a Local Public Health Laboratory System (LPHL System)
S. Gradus, S. Bhattacharyya: City of Milwaukee Health Department Laboratory, Milwaukee, WI
A. Murphy: Consultant, Milwaukee, WI
The Role of the Public Health Laboratory in Assessing Norovirus Diversity and Potential Impact of Genetic Variations in Local Outbreaks
J. Navidad, M. Khubbar, D. Bina, S. Gradus and S. Bhattacharyya
A Local Public Health Laboratory Response to the 2009 Influenza A H1N1 Pandemic: Mapping of Preparedness to Core Laboratory Functions and Essential Services
S. Gradus, D. Bina, J. Navidad, M. Khubbar, M. Zemke and S. Bhattacharyya
A Local Public Health Laboratory’s Role and Surge Implications During a Long-term Shigellosis Outbreak
A. Singh, P. Biedrzycki, M. Khubbar, D. Griswold, J. Lokken, V. Kalve, B. Krause, A. Hagy and S. Gradus
Defining and Assessing Surge Capacities at a Local Public Health Laboratory–An Inductive Model: The Good, The Bad and The Unpredictable–Examples from the Edge
S. Gradus, S. Bhattacharyya, A. Singh, D. Bina, D. Griswold, M. Khubbar, B. Hui and M. Zemke
The Role of Local Public Health Agencies in Community Healthcare Continuity through Antiviral Distribution during Seasonal and Pandemic Influenza
S. Bhattacharyya, A. Gandhi, D. Bina, M.E. Bruesch, A. Hagy, P. Biedrzycki and S. Gradus
Milwaukee Public Health Laboratory: Connections to Preparedness
S. Gradus and S. Bhattacharyya
Determination of Lead in Seasoning Salts
B. Hui and S. Gradus
Rapid Detection of Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis DNA in Clinical Samples by Duplex Real Time PCR Assay Using Taqman Probes
S. Bhattacharyya, M. Khubbar, S. Koehler, A. Singh and S. Gradus
Electronic Automated Laboratory Reporting of Communicable Disease & Environmental Laboratory Results to Multiple Programs and Locations by a Local Public Health Laboratory
S. Gradus, B. Jones, M. Zemke, J. Tranetzki, J. Hussinger, G. Sedmak and A. Singh
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